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40 most beautiful Christmas classics.

Format:
Audio
Language:
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Latin
Published/​Created:
  • [Place of publication not identified] : Warner Classics, [2007]
  • ℗2007
Description:
1 online resource (1 sound file)
Series:
Naxos Music Library. [More in this series]
Notes:
All selections previously released, p1963-p2001.
Source of description:
Hard copy version record.
Participant(s)/​Performer(s):
Various performers.
Language(s):
Vocal selections sung in English, French, German and Latin.
Contents:
  • O come, o come Emmanuel (Michael George, bass ; Choirs of coventry & Lichfield Cathedrals ; BBC Philharmonic; Robin Stapleton, conductor) -- The angel Gabriel ; In dulci jubilo ; Once in royal David's city (Choir of New College Oxford ; Edward Higginbottom, conductor) -- I wonder as I wander (Sumi Jo, soprano) -- This is the truth sent from above ; Coventry carol (Dawn Upshaw, soprano ; Chanticleer) -- White Christmas (Thomas Hampson, baritone ; St. Paul Chamber Orchestra ; Hugh Wolff, conductor) -- Christmas concerto. 1st movement / Vivaldi (Il Giardino Armonico) -- The shepherd's farewell / Berlioz (Monteverdi Choir ; Orchestra de l'Opera de Lyon ; John Eliot Gardiner, conductor) -- Agnus Dei / Bizet (Placido Domingo, tenor ; Wiener Symphoniker ; Vjekoslav Sutej, conductor) -- Silent night = Stille Nacht (Sumi Jo, soprano ; Barbara Ochs, alto ; Cappella Coloniensis des WDR ; Michael Schneider, conductor) -- Es ist ein Ros entsprungen / Praetorius (Chanticleer) -- In the bleak midwinter / Holst (Chanticleer) -- The holly and the ivy (Kiri Te Kanawa, soprano ; Michael George, bass ; Choirs of Coventry & Lichfield Cathedrals ; BBC Philharmonic ; Robin Stapleton, conductor) -- The little drummer boy (Thomas Hampson, baritone ; St. Paul Chamber Orchestra ; Hugh Wolff, conductor) -- Ave Maria / Bach, arr. Gounod (Thomas Hampson, baritone ; St. Paul Chamber Orchestra ; Hugh Wolff, conductor) -- O Jesulein süss (Choir of New College, Oxford ; Edward Higginbottom, conductor) -- A lullaby ; Away in a manger (Dawn Upshaw, soprano ; Chanticleer) -- Christmas concerto, op. 6, no. 8. 3rd movement / Corelli (I Solisti Veneti ; Claudio Scimone, conductor).
  • Panis angelicus / Franck (Jose Carreras, tenor ; Gumpoldskirchner Spatzen ; Wiener Symphoniker ; Vjekoslav Sutej, conductor) -- Adeste fideles = O come all ye faithful (Choir of New College, Oxford ; Edward Higginbottom, conductor) -- O holy night / Adam (Sumi Jo, soprano ; Gottfried Bach, piano) -- Noel nouvelet ; Huron carol (Dawn Upshaw, soprano ; Chanticleer) -- Ding dong! merrily on high (Thomas Hampson, baritone ; St. Paul Chamber Orchestra ; Hugh Wolff, conductor) -- Christmas oratorio. Jauchzet, frohlocket / Bach (Heinrich Schutz Choir, Heilbronn ; Pforzheim Chamber Orchestra ; Fritz Werner, conductor) -- O Tannenbaum (Will Glahe, conductor ; with soloists and children's choir) -- Hark! the herald angels sing ; While shepherd's watched their flocks by night (Choir of New College Oxford ; Edward Higginbottom, conductor) -- Joy to the world / Handel (Brown University Chorus ; Boston Camerata ; Joel Cohen, conductor) -- The first nowell (London Brass) -- Messe de minuit. Kyrie / Charpentier (Boston Camerata ; Joel Cohen, conductor) -- The nutcracker. March ; Dance of the sugar-plum fairy / Tchaikovsky (Bolshoi Symphony Orchestra ; Alexander Lazarev, conductor) -- O little town of Bethlehem (Juoko Harjanne, trumpet ; Choirs of Coventry & Lichfield Cathedrals ; BBC Philharmonic ; Robin Stapleton, conductor) -- Messiah. Behold a virgin shall conceive ; Oh thou that tellest good tidings / Handel (Marjana Lipovsek, mezzo-soprano ; Concentus Musicus Wien ; Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor) -- Messiah. Hallelujah chorus / Handel (Concentus Musicus Wien ; Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor) -- Medley: Festive cheer ; Sleigh ride ; Have yourself a merry little Christmas ; Jingle bells ; We wish you a merry Christmas (London Brass).
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Form/​Genre:
Streaming audio.
Other title(s):
  • Forty most beautiful Christmas classics
  • Most beautiful Christmas classics
Publisher no.:
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